UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sakamoto vs Inoue

1,507

CageRank

WINNER
Inoue

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
56% chance Inoue
WILL WIN

1,550

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Naoki Inoue
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.5 Almost the same
Better submission defense 7.2 vs 7.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Gaku Sakamoto
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 18 years vs 21 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Inoue on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sakamoto’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Naoki
Inoue
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Inoue has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Inoue has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Inoue has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Sakamoto on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Inoue’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gaku
Sakamoto
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sakamoto has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Sakamoto has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Sakamoto has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Inoue 7.3
fighter Sakamoto 7.6
Great knockouts by Sakamoto
Round 1 Apr 20, 2014 vs Kita

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Inoue 7.7
fighter Sakamoto 7.0
Great submissions by Inoue
Round 1 Apr 23, 2016 vs Akiba
Round 1 Mar 08, 2015 vs Sato
Round 1 Feb 09, 2014 vs Sakamoto

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Inoue 7.7
fighter Sakamoto 7.5
Fast finishes by Inoue
272 seconds Apr 23, 2016 vs Akiba
169 seconds Mar 08, 2015 vs Sato
184 seconds Feb 09, 2014 vs Sakamoto
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Inoue
legend Sakamoto
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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